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Maximizing the Value of NOAA Data through Investment, Innovation, and Governance

August 16-20, 2021


NOAA’s Environmental Data Management Committee is proud to host the 11th annual NOAA Environmental Data Management Workshop (EDMW). The workshop will be presented in an entirely virtual format. We are taking advantage of the opportunities that this online format affords, to both encourage broad participation in breakout sessions and to line up high caliber plenary speakers.

There is no registration for any sessions, only for the plenaries. Click here for plenary registration info.

To view the many social activities available, click here. You could win recognition at the awards ceremony on August 20th! Jump into the virtual lobby for networking and discussion with your colleagues.

For help during the meeting, please visit the virtual help desk.  


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Tony LaVoi

Chief Data Officer
Charleston, SC
Tony LaVoi serves as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chief Data Officer
(CDO). As the NOAA CDO, he is responsible for NOAA’s new Data Strategy and all aspects of its
implementation. He and the CDO Team are also responsible for a suite of enterprise government
information services, including Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA),
Information Quality Act (IQA), and Privacy compliance and reporting. Tony also serves as NOAA’s Open
Government Senior Lead and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Senior Agency Official for Geospatial
Information. Prior roles in NOAA include serving as the NOAA Geospatial Information Officer (GIO), as
well as a National Ocean Service Information Services Director. Tony is a member of the Department of
the Interior’s National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC), Interagency Council for
Advancing Meteorological Services (ICAMS), Federal CDO Council, Cooperative Institute for Satellite
Earth System Studies (CISESS) Executive Council, and is active in the United Nations Global Geospatial
Information Management Working Group. Tony holds a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from
the University of Wisconsin.
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